Thursday, May 11, 2017

National Nurses Week

Do you know a nurse? Has a nurse helped you recently? Celebrate nurses and nursing for National Nurses Week - May 6-12 is "Year of the Healthy Nurse." Here's some fiction and non-fiction recommendations for all ages from the library catalog that emphasize the history of modern nursing, stories from the front lines, and the contributions of nurses to society.


Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle by Mary J. MacLeod 

I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse edited by Lee Gutkind 

Critical Care: A New Nurse Faces Death, Life, and Everything In Between by Theresa Brown 

Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne [DVD]  

The Nurses: A Year of Secrets, Drama, and Miracles with the Heroes of the Hospital by Alexandra Robbins  

With Every Letter by Sarah Sundin  

In Falling Snow by Mary-Rose MacColl 

Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU by James Kelly 

Beautiful Unbroken: One Nurse's Life by Mary Jane Nealon  

Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth

Young Adult


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